Ilesha Graham

speaker, writer, truth teller, hope spreader

A highly sought after word nerd, Ilesha “CoCo” Graham impacts audiences around the globe with her humor, transparency, and heart-centered brand of serving. As a professional speaker, Ilesha travels internationally sharing her message of hope and inspiration at Christian events and women’s empowerment conferences. Additionally, she conducts diversity and leadership training for organizations across the country. With her unique ability to engage and motivate her audience, Ilesha has inspired thousands around the world to live bigger, bolder, and better lives. Ilesha is the CEO of CoCoSpeaks, LLC, a faith-based personal and professional development company which focuses on empowering and equipping emerging women leaders through workshops, speaking and consulting. She is also the founder of the Women Speakers Academy where she teaches women in leadership how to expand their influence, impact and income through speaking. Ilesha has been featured in several local and national media outlets. Ilesha holds a Master of Arts degree in Education from California State University, Sacramento and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from University of California, Davis. She’s mom to two incredible young women, wife to the incredible hunk and super dancer extraordinaire on the “Michael Jackson Experience” video game. Connect at